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Smashed: An Ontario Provincial Police officer looks over the wreckage of a cruiser that was pelted with rocks and bottles when about 400 youths went on a rampage at Ontario Place last night. Witnesses said some youths hurled rocks weighing up to 20 pounds at the cruiser; parked inside the Ontario Place gates to prevent them being pushed open by the crowd. Open in full size

Smashed: An Ontario Provincial Police officer looks over the wreckage of a cruiser that was pelted with rocks and bottles when about 400 youths went on a rampage at Ontario Place last night. Witnesses said some youths hurled rocks weighing up to 20 pounds at the cruiser; parked inside the Ontario Place gates to prevent them being pushed open by the crowd.

Picture, 1980, English

Smashed: An Ontario Provincial Police officer looks over the wreckage of a cruiser that was pelted with rocks and bottles when about 400 youths went on a rampage at Ontario Place last night. Witnesses said some youths hurled rocks weighing up to 20 pounds at the cruiser; parked inside the Ontario Place gates to prevent them being pushed open by the crowd.

Picture, 1980, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Riots - Canada - Ontario - Toronto up to 1991

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0013506f